Internet Providers in Brent, Alabama

Most Popular Internet Providers in Brent, Alabama:

Showing 1 to 4 Providers

  • 1. AT&T Internet
    92.8% Available
    92.8%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    20 Mbps
    Upload
    Not all internet speeds available in all areas. *See offer details.
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    • Deal
    • IPBB
    • Fixed Wireless
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 3
    • Speed Range: 25-100mbps
    • Connection: IPBB and Fixed Wireless
    • Installation: Up to $99 installation cost.
    • Price Range: $45 - $129.99
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 2. Viasat
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 12-100mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Price Range: $49.99 - $199.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
  • 3. HughesNet
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    25 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Satellite
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 25-25mbps
    • Connection: Satellite
    • Installation: Standard installation is free.
    • Price Range: $39.99 - $149.99
    • Contracts: 2 Years - 2 Years required
    Deal
    There are 4 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 4. 4. Community Cable
    2% Available
    2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    100 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Cable
    • Internet Plans: 4
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 26-100mbps
    • Connection: Cable
    • Price Range: $59.95 - $99.95
  • 1. AT&T Wireless
    100% Available
    100%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
    View AT&T Wireless Details
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $50 - $75
  • 2. Verizon
    99.9% Available
    99.9%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    3 Mbps
    Upload
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    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 2
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $55 - $65
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider
  • 3. T-Mobile
    14.2% Available
    14.2%

    Available

    Speeds up to:
    10 Mbps
    Download
    6 Mbps
    Upload
    View T-Mobile Details
    • Deal
    • Mobile Broadband
    • Internet Plans: 3
    • Internet & TV Bundles: 0
    • Speed Range: 0-10mbps
    • Connection: Mobile Broadband
    • Price Range: $60 - $85
    Deal
    There are 2 active deals on select plans from this provider

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Internet Access in Brent, Alabama

DSL service is the only wired network choice that has a meaningful level of availability within Brent proper. As of our latest data, it can be accessed by 89.33 percent of residents. DSL Internet service reaches subscribers bytraditional landline phone wires on utility poles, which is why DSL often is provided by traditional phone companies, such as AT&T Internet.

Viasat Internet offers the largest coverage area for Brent residents. practically one hundred percent of Brent census blocks can get Internet service from them. HughesNet is also a common option, with coverage in close to one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. HughesNet's strongest plan in Brent is 25 Mbps.

The information listed here comes from FCC reports, and is cross-validated through private databases to output more accurate resources than is available from government websites. Speeds and pricing data is sourced by our research and analysis team, who collect thousands of plans annually.

As of recent FCC reports, 97.98 percent of households (5,000 residents total) have a single option for wired broadband service.

Aside from the Internet providers listed above, AT&T Internet is another option to consider. They have Internet in 92 percent of Brent.

Internet Statistics 2021

5,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Brent, Alabama

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
Community Cable 100 Mbps Cable 1m 21s 2.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB and Fixed Wireless 1m 21s 92.8%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Brent

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Brent is the 397th most connected city in Alabama behind Vance, Duncanville, Woodstock, West Blocton, and Centreville.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 3,000 people in Bibb County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

In Bibb County, approximately 13,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues and Cord Cutting in Brent

Data from our market researchers shows that top providers in the area place some sort of limit on data use for their home broadband connections. Data caps are a public issue since users see them as a strategy for limiting "cord cutting". Providers insist they are a reasonable strategy as they struggle to manage heavy network congestion. Either way, the issue is the same: streaming services, which easily consumes one to seven Gigabytes/hr.

Compare Brent to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Brent 4.1 Mbps 5 $2.20 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +530.3 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.41 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +144.7 Mbps ) 17 ( +12 ) $0.22 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +156.5 Mbps ) 15 ( +10 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +165.4 Mbps ) 23 ( +18 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +158 Mbps ) 8 ( +3 ) $0.30 ( $0.00 )